Hosts Sri Lanka Under-19 team whitewashed the touring Bangladesh U-19 side 5-0 in the five-match Youth ODI Series concluded at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in the Island nation on Monday.
In the 5th and last match of the series, the Sri Lankan Youth team beat their Bangladesh counterpart by four runs to win the series smartly whitewashing the visitors.
Earlier, Bangladesh made a frustrating start in Lankan tour losing the first match by 42 runs, conceded the second defeat by a narrow one run, suffered the third successive defeat by three wickets to lose the series and lost the 4th match by one wicket, all at Dambulla.
In the day’s match, Sri Lanka opened the innings first after winning the toss and piled up a moderate total of 240 for 9 in stipulated 50 overs, featuring a century by opener Chamindu Wickramasinghe.
After the departure of opener Sadeesh Jayawardena (2) for six runs in 2.2 overs, another opener Chamindu Wickramasinghe pairing with Shevon Daniel contributed polished 154 runs in the second wicket stand.
Chamindu hammered a ton scoring 102 runs off 123 balls featuring 10 fours and three sixes while Shevon Daniel hit a half century making 59 runs playing 85 balls with three hits to the fence and two over the fence.
Mushfik Hasan grabbed three wickets for 37 runs while Ripon Mondol and Ahsan Habib took two wickets each conceding 43 and 56 runs respectively.
In reply, touring Bangladesh Under-19 team were all out for 236 runs in the last ball of quota 50 overs.
Opener Mahfijul Islam (62), Aich Mollah (55), Prantik Nawrose Nabil (33), Iftikher Hossain (32), Ariful Islam (21) and captain SM Meherob (11) were the main contributors for Bangladesh reaching the double figures.
Vinuja Ranpul and Dunith Wellalage claimed two wickets each giving away 21 and 38 runs respectively.